Twenty-seven years in the making, "The Gardens of the Vatican" is a private photographic tour of eight centuries of "green thoughts in a green shade." Reflecting the general history of gardening, the several gardens in the Vatican span worlds -- the Persian-influenced quadrant gardens of the Teuton Cemetery and the Secret garden (adorned with lemon-trees in pots) are joined by gardens in the Italian, French, and English styles. The book is also rich in anecdote and detail: Pope John XXIII liked to ramble along the pathways ...

The Gardens of the Vatican 2009, Frances Lincoln

ISBN-13: 9780711229709

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The Gardens of the Vatican 2009, Frances Lincoln

ISBN-13: 9781552787663

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